A top New York education official says the state’s deadline for new teacher evaluation plans is unrealistic and is directing the Education Department to give districts more time.
After seeing thousands of students sit out New York’s statewide English assessments last week, school districts are beginning three days of math testing.
Another round of Common Core testing was set to kick off on Wednesday, and growing number of students have elected to opt out.
Amid the controversy over Common Core-aligned tests for public school students, one thing is clear: the opt-out movement is growing.
Meanwhile, some superintendents have warned that if too many students opt out, districts will lose state funding.
A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press that LeBron James has decided to opt out of the final two years of his contract with the Miami Heat and become a free agent on July 1.
Melo won’t just be taking his career into consideration this summer. The superstar forward, who has opted out of his contract with the Knicks, says his family’s needs will come into play, too.
Parents from several schools gathered in Harlem on Thursday to announce they are opting into a plan to opt out of Common Core tests for their children.
For CC, there’s no better place to pitch than Yankee Stadium. He’ll do whatever it takes to stay on the mound as the Bombers’ ace — even if it means trimming down.
It’s fair to say Yankees fans don’t want to see CC Sabathia pitching elsewhere next season. Especially not with the Boston Red Sox.
Will he opt out or won’t he? CC Sabathia has said repeatedly how much he loves New York — but is that enough?